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Deadline Approaching - Horror Comes Home (edited collection; abstracts 1/15/18)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 9:36am
Cynthia J. Miller
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

 

CFP: Horror Comes Home (edited collection; film and television)

Deadline: Abstracts 1/15/18; Essays 8/1/18

 The horror genre in film and television is no stranger to images of home. As Carol Clover notes, most horror occurs within a “terrible place,” often a space that, in fact, represents home, transforming it from a refuge to a prison or a supernatural battleground.

 How do our understandings of home shift within the horror genre when “home” might mean a coffin, a sideshow, a hotel, a tent, or transitory refuge? What happens to notions of home when it is the site of physical or psychological violence or contamination? This volume seeks to engage with the spectrum of these representations of home within the horror genre.

National Identity in Translation

updated: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 9:36am
University of Rzeszow, Poland/Ivan Franko University of Lviv, Ukraine
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The main aim of the conference is to provide a forum for discussion on the broad spectrum of issues pertaining to Translation Studies, with a particular emphasis on the position that national identity occupies in societies, as well as to the manners in which it is approached in translation in this rapidly changing and diversifying world.

Therefore, we invite specialists in the areas of literature, linguistics, translation studies, as well as cultural studies to participate in the event. We are open to a wide range of approaches and would welcome researchers specializing in various types of discourse - from literary, historical, social and political discourse, to specialist, professional, audiovisual and other.

ALA 2018 Pauline Hopkins Society panels on genre and activism, deadline extended

updated: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 9:36am
Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 18, 2018

 

Call for Papers

Pauline E. Hopkins Society

American Literature Association

29th Annual Conference

May 24-27, 2018

San Francisco, CA

 

The Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society will sponsor two sessions at the 29th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association.

 

Panel One: Pauline Hopkins and Genre

Novel Spaces: Capitalism, Technology

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 9:36am
Brandeis University English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Novel Spaces: Capitalism, Technology, Community

Organization: Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference Date: March 24th, 2018
Contact Email: brandeisgradconference2018@gmail.com
Keynote: Homi K. Bhabha, Harvard University

Submission deadline for roundtable and presentations extended to January 15th, 2018!

Diffractive Reading

updated: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 9:35am
Prof. Dr. Kai Merten, University of Erfurt
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 16, 2018

Following a lecture-cum-workshop in January 2017 with Birgit Kaiser and Kathrin Thiele on the topic of “Diffraction” in Erfurt, the Erfurt Research Network on New Materialism (ENNM) developed an interest in the idea of reading literary (and other) texts diffractively. Therefore, we are looking for contributions for a book proposal for the Book Series New Critical Humanities (series editors Birgit M. Kaiser, Timothy O’Leary and Kathrin Thiele), at Rowman & Littlefield International. The publication will be an edited volume of articles on the notion of “Diffractive Reading”.

Granfalloon: A Kurt Vonnegut Gathering

updated: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 9:35am
Indiana University/Salo University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Granfalloon: A Kurt Vonnegut Gathering

Call for Academic Papers

Indiana University Bloomington is pleased to announce a call for proposals for Granfalloon: A Kurt Vonnegut Gathering, a two-day conference/festival in celebration of the life and work of Kurt Vonnegut to be held May 11-12, 2018 at Indiana University Bloomington. 

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Boydston Essay Prize

updated: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 9:35am
Association for Documentary Editing (ADE)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The Association for Documentary Editing invites nominations for the 2018 Boydston Essay Prize. The prize will be awarded to the best essay or review published between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2017, the primary focus of which is the editing of a volume of works or documents. The award carries a cash honorarium of $300. Eligible essays may have been published in digital and print journals, monographs, and collections. Please submit nominations and citations in the body of an e-mail, and attach essays or reviews to be considered as Rich Text Format (RTF), MS Word, or PDF to the address below. Self-nominations are welcome. The prize will be awarded in June 2018 at the ADE annual meeting in Olympia, Washington.

Nature and Narrative: Writing, Literature and Pedagogy in the Anthropocene

updated: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 9:35am
Saint Louis University Madrid
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Saint Louis University Madrid

submissions to before March 31, 2018:

slumadridconference@gmail.com

Nature and Narrative: Writing, Literature and Pedagogy in the Anthropocene

Madrid, June 22-23, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Since the discovery of DNA the metaphor of writing to the genetic makeup of living beings has

been a tempting one to engage. As George and Muriel Beadle wrote in 1966 (and as Marcello

Barbieri points to in his essay “What is Biosemiotics?”) “The deciphering of the genetic code has

“Behavioral Aesthetics. Techne–Desire–Savoir-faire” - The Polish Journal of Aesthetics No. 52 (1/2019)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 9:35am
The Polish Journal of Aesthetics
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

“Behavioral Aesthetics. 
Techne–Desire–Savoir-faire”

The Polish Journal of Aesthetics No. 52 (1/2019)

Editors:

Daniel Ross (Universidad de Investigación de Tecnología Experimental Yachay, Ecuador)
Adrian Mróz (Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland)

Preface with Anaïs Nony (Florida State University)

Submission Deadline: September 30, 2018

Revisioning America: History, Myth, and Reality

updated: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 9:34am
The American Studies Association of Korea (ASAK)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Revisioning America: History, Myth, and Reality

 

The 53rd International Conference organized by

The American Studies Association of Korea (ASAK)

Seoul, South Korea, September 14-15, 2018

 

Deadline extended -- Ev’ry Body, This Time: A Sexuality Studies Conference (April 12-14 2018)

updated: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 8:02pm
The Center for the Study of Sexual Culture, University of California, Berkeley
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Ev’ry Body, This Time: A Sexuality Studies Conference

 (Deadline extended!)

A conference free and open to the public hosted by the Center for the Study of Sexual Culture

University of California, Berkeley

April 12-14, 2018 at Sutardja Dai Hall on the U.C. Berkeley campus

Berkeley, California

For most recently updated information please visit cssc.berkeley.edu

The extended submission deadline is Feb 28, 2018, with rolling decisions announced.

 

Conference Description

 

The Politics of Pleasure: Social Networking in the Middle Ages

updated: 
Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 4:01pm
UC Santa Barbara Medieval Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Social networking in the Middle Ages, much as today, was a means for forging political relationships and alliances. From tournaments to banquets to bedrooms, these encounters crossed geographic and national borders, drawing together a variety of figures with distinct agendas and desires. The planning committee for UC Santa Barbara’s Medieval Studies Graduate Conference seeks papers that explore the varied and complex ways in which pleasure, leisure, competition, entertainment, friendly feelings, and play facilitated the very serious and often obnoxious business of politics - relaxing boundaries to allow for their renegotiation.

Deadline Extended! Environmental Remediation: Genre, Visibility, and Ecological Crisis in African Literatures (Panel CFP)

updated: 
Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 4:21pm
Katherine Hummel / African Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 12, 2018

Remediation has emerged as a keyword in both new media studies and sustainability discourses. While Bolter and Grusin define it in terms of repurposing old media in new forms, Leerom Medovoi traces its ethically promising, yet politically empty rhetoric for environmentalism. Further, Medovoi asserts these dual definitions of remediation converge in Global South ecologies, many of which remain marginalized by mainstream coverage of environmental crises due to their non-spectacular exposure to what Rob Nixon terms “slow violence.” Whereas Medovoi studies ongoing pollution in the Niger Delta, this panel pursues the formal and environmental definitions of remediation as they emerge in African literatures and intersect with new/multi-media more broadly.

Energy, Ecology, and the Culture of Cities;Deadline Extended

updated: 
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 10:52pm
Research Center for Humanities and Social Sciences, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan (R.O.C)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 19, 2018

Call for papers: Energy, Ecology, and the Culture of Cities
International Symposium at National Chung-Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
November 23-24, 2018
Keynote Lecture: Ursula K. Heise (UCLA)

NWSA 2018: Feminist Visions of Futurism and Aging

updated: 
Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 4:49pm
National Women's Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 8, 2018

The Age and Ageism Caucus of the National Women’s Studies Association is now forming panels for the 2018 conference in Atlanta, Georgia. The theme for the conference is:

Just Imagine: Imagine Justice

Feminist Visions of Freedom, Dream Making, and the Radical Politics of Futurism

Conference Sub-Themes include:          

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